In the event that in the exercise of the Revocation of Mandate, a total of 19 million Mexicans voted for the revocation of the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) due to loss of trust, who would be in charge according to article 84 of the Constitution would be the president of the congress.
Who is the current president of the General Congress?
Deputy Sergio Gutiérrez Luna, was elected on Sunday, August 29, 2021 as president of the Chamber of Deputieswas endorsed with 491 votes in favor, zero against and one abstention, a position through which he could be the next president of Mexico, in the event that the revocation elections are binding with more than 40% of the nominal list of the National Electoral Institute participate, the participation of 37 million 129 thousand 286 voters will be needed.
The vote in favor of the revocation of AMLO due to lack of confidence must be by more than 50% of the 37.1 million participants.
Who is Sergio Gutierrez Luna?
He is a deputy from Morena, whose most recent position was as Morena’s representative before the National Electoral Institute (INE), an assignment in which he had time of experience.
He highlights that his first position with the morenistas was a representative before the Electoral Institute of the State of Mexico (since 2017) and later in the Electoral Institute of Baja California (2018).
Sergio Gutierrez Luna’s CV
Gutiérrez Luna has a law degree, graduated from the Escuela Libre de Derecho and has a diploma in Accusatory and Oral Criminal Procedure, as well as in Fiscal Crimes. Based on recent information from the Chamber of Deputies, he is studying a master’s degree in Constitutional Law.
His beginnings as a public official date back to 1998, the year in which he was legal advisor to the Tax Administration Service (SAT) until 1999.. Later, already in 2000, he worked in the LVIII Legislature as private secretary of the federal deputy and as coordinator of advisers in the Senate of the Republic.
Later, in 2003, he served as deputy director of the Legal Affairs Unit of the Electoral Institute of the Federal District; and later he put a pause on his work as a public servant to pursue his career as a litigator until 2011 at the firm Gutiérrez Luna, Abogados, SC
In 2011 Gutiérrez Luna returned as an official as Executive Secretary of the Implementation Commission of the New Criminal Justice System of Sonora until 2015.
From 2014 to 2017, Sergio Gutiérrez Luna was a counselor of the Judicial Power of Sonora and later, in the same 2017 he joined the ranks of Morena as a representative of the political institute before the Electoral Institute of the State of Mexico.